meeting reviews

meeting reviews meeting review International Workshop on the Airborne Measurement of Wind, Turbulence, and Position Workshop Summary Darrel Baumgardner,* Hans Fimpel, and Anne M. Jochum German Aerospace Research Establishment (DLR) Oberfaffenhofen, West Germany to recommend future courses of action where collab- 1. Introduction oration among flight facilities would be advanta- geous. Airborne platforms for atmospheric measurements are The first half of the workshop consisted of oral pre- operated and maintained by various organizations around the world. These facilities provide in situ sentations describing fundamental problems, new measurements of numerous fundamental parameters measurement systems, calibration techniques, and such as temperature, pressure, humidity, and winds, applications of the measurements. The second half as well as numerous other cloud microphysical, of the workshop was devoted to working sessions that focused on measurement limitations, how they affect chemical, and radiative properties of the atmosphere. atmospheric studies, and what steps can be taken to A previous workshop, however, has shown that pres- improve the measurements and the methods by which ent measurements are not always adequate for satis- they are analyzed. fying the requirements of the science (Cooper and Baumgardner 1988). A better understanding of the The remainder of this report summarizes the high- basic physics http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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meeting review International Workshop on the Airborne Measurement of Wind, Turbulence, and Position Workshop Summary Darrel Baumgardner,* Hans Fimpel, and Anne M. Jochum German Aerospace Research Establishment (DLR) Oberfaffenhofen, West Germany to recommend future courses of action where collab- 1. Introduction oration among flight facilities would be advanta- geous. Airborne platforms for atmospheric measurements are The first half of the workshop consisted of oral pre- operated and maintained by various organizations around the world. These facilities provide in situ sentations describing fundamental problems, new measurements of numerous fundamental parameters measurement systems, calibration techniques, and such as temperature, pressure, humidity, and winds, applications of the measurements. The second half as well as numerous other cloud microphysical, of the workshop was devoted to working sessions that focused on measurement limitations, how they affect chemical, and radiative properties of the atmosphere. atmospheric studies, and what steps can be taken to A previous workshop, however, has shown that pres- improve the measurements and the methods by which ent measurements are not always adequate for satis- they are analyzed. fying the requirements of the science (Cooper and Baumgardner 1988). A better understanding of the The remainder of this report summarizes the high- basic physics

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Published: Apr 1, 1990

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